>> we can't. >> steve: the man behind the video, the candy man, is here today. "fox & friends," hour two for thursday, starts right now. >> steve: hello, folks. we got the lights on in studio e. been happening, combine that with the personal e-mails that were coming from ambassador stevens saying look, i need help in the weeks before the attack. in fact, on the very day, september 11. then you wonder why there are not more answers. the big question still remaining for so many people is who came up with the narrative about the videotape? because it was pretty obvious that a month before there was security concerns with regard to possible terror. so who came up with the idea that floating the videotape idea and in brian's place, we got peter johnson, jr. >> peter: good morning. >> gretchen: let's kick off to your headlines because we have more devastating images coming from beach towns up and down the east coast. some of them completely wiped out. the widespread destruction caused by hurricane sandy could be the most recognition psive in the history of the united states. at this hours the death toll, unfortunately going up. now at 74. this morning, more than 6 million people remain without power. joining us live in new jersey is would be enough to carry through the discussion quite possibly 'til after the election. >> steve: keep in mind, at the time of the benghazi attack, the president of the united states doing pretty well when it came to foreign affairs in the polls. they said that he was doing a better job than mitt romney. then you've got this attack where clearly -- we knew within, what, two hours, that it was an affiliate of al-qaeda was on facebook taking credit for it. so that completely destroyed the nature active that the president of the united states had al-qaeda on the run.